Thursday, February 11, 2010

Difference Between True Labor and False Labor

False Labor
True Labor
Irregular contractions
No increase in intensity
Pain – confined to abdomen
Pain – relived by walking
No cervical changes
Contractions are regular
Increased intensity
Pain – begins lower back radiates to abdomen
Pain – intensified by walking
Cervical effacement & dilatation * major sx
   of true labor.



Anonymous said...

how about the BOW(bag of Water? is it present also in false labor?

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